Feds charge Michigan doc with ordering unnecessary surgeries, killing patient

Mon, 07/15/2013 - 7:59am
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Federal authorities say Michigan physician Dr. Jashu Patel, his clinic and another hospital of performing "invasive and potentially harmful" procedures that resulted in the death of at least 1 patient.

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation snagged $4 million in settlements with 2 clinics and a Michigan cardiologist accused of performing unnecessary cardiac surgeries.

Federal investigators accused Dr. Jashu Patel and his Jackson Cardiology Associates practice as well as Allegiance Health of subjecting patients "to invasive and potentially harmful procedures" that led to at least 1 patient's death.


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